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9 September 2022

The ABCs of political financing and the control of election expenses

A provincial election period has been underway since August 29. During this period, special rules apply to political financing and the control of election expenses. For example, did you know that neither citizens nor businesses can spend money to promote or oppose the election of a candidate during the election period? In addition, all election […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, General election, Provincial

7 September 2022

Provincial elections: To vote, you need to be entered on the list of electors

Make sure your name is on the notice of entry you received in the mail or confirm your entry online. If necessary, you have until September 19 to submit an online application for entry or to change your entry. You also have the option of appearing in person before the board of revisors by September […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

5 September 2022

Fraudulent text messages

Fraudulent text messages are currently circulating. These messages do not come from Elections Quebec. The Election Act prohibits paying an elector to vote. Élections Québec never sends unsolicited text messages inviting you to click on a link and enter your banking information. If you receive a text message that appears to come from our institution […]

Categories: General election, Laws and regulations, Provincial, Voting

5 September 2022

Provincial elections: Voting outside Québec

Will you be outside Québec on the polling days for the upcoming provincial elections? If so, you may be able to vote by mail! However, we need to receive your application by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 14, 2022. Also, we will need to receive your ballot paper by 8 p.m. Eastern Time on […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

2 September 2022

Voters in Training: Register by September 16

Now that the election campaign is underway, it’s time for schools and youth organizations to register for Voters in Training! The program is designed to introduce young people to the voting process through an election simulation. Participants can vote for candidates running in their electoral division. Registration will remain open until September 16. Already, more […]

Categories: Democracy education, General election, Institutional

2 September 2022

Why is it important to vote?

Getting out to vote means: Expressing your opinion on issues that matter to us and on decisions that affect our lives Helping ensure that our society runs smoothly Electing a Member who will defend your interests and raise your concerns in the Assemblée nationale Giving your opinion on the management of social programs and public […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

31 August 2022

Provincial elections: Becoming a candidate

Are you interested in running as a candidate in one of Québec’s 125 electoral divisions? You have until 2 p.m. on September 17 to file a nomination paper. With a few exceptions, if you have the right to vote, you can run as a candidate. To learn more about becoming a candidate, refer to our […]

Categories: General election, Jobs, Provincial

29 August 2022

Postal voting available to some people due to COVID-19

Given the current risk of transmission of COVID-19, certain people are eligible for postal voting: Those at risk of developing complications from a COVID-19 infection because of their health condition. These individuals are eligible to vote by mail in the provincial elections. They can apply for a postal voting kit at any time between now […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

28 August 2022

It’s official! Provincial elections will be held on October 3

Today’s election order officially triggers the election period, which will begin tomorrow. Visit our website regularly for voting information and be sure to mark polling day (October 3) on your calendar. Interested in working during the elections? If so, you can apply online now. Young people who are 16 or 17 years old can now work in provincial […]

Categories: General election, Jobs, Provincial, Voting

26 August 2022

2022 provincial election: vote before you go hunting

Will you be out hunting on October 3? Fortunately, there are seven other days when you or any other Quebecer can vote. In fact, Quebec electors can also vote: On an advance polling day (September 25 and 26) At the office of their returning officer (September 23, 24, 27, 28 and 29) You can also […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting